JAC for United Andhra Pradesh decides to intensify agitation
September 16, 2013 - Hyderabad
The Joint Action Committee for United Andhra Pradesh in its meeting with its 150 employees organizations of all cadres on Monday decided to intensify its 34 day indefinite strike till the month end for the cause of United Andhra Pradesh and in against the decision of the CWC to bifurcate the State.
They released the action programme for the next 15 days including laying siege of the Central Government offices, banks and blocking State highways. The JAC chairman P Ashok Babu addressing the meeting said that after the successful conduct of the Save Andhra Pradesh meeting, the employees are in a mood to continue their agitation for the cause. He said that though the lower cadre employees of all the departments are facing hardships without salaries were equally firm on going ahead with the intensifying the agitation. Babu said that they would organize public meetings at Vijayawada on September 300, Indukur on September 23 and at Kurnool on September 29. He said that they would go to Delhi to meet the national leaders of political parties and explain how bifurcation would put eight crore people of the State to hardships.
Ministers meeting decides to defeat Telangana Resolution
At a meeting in Hyderabad on Monday night, Ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao, S Sailajanath, K Venkatakrishna Reddy, Pithani Satyanarayana, Kondru Murali Mohan, Ahmadulla, TG Venkatesh and E Pratap Reddy while rejecting the demand of the APNGOs asking them to step down said that it is unfair as they were fighting for the cause of united Andhra Pradesh and would defeat the resolution in the Assembly when it comes for discussion. They said that they have to be in the Assembly for the purpose.
Teachers JAC blocks NH 44
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Farmers block rail-cum-road Bridge
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